Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Linux 9 raid motherboard?
- Mark Jensen <markjensen@...> wrote:
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 04:31, Peter Cooke wrote:
> I'd like to get a motherboard for my 2 ide drives that has raid
> drivers and will work with Redhat 9. Is anyone running raid Redhat 9
> with ide drives?
> Thanks a ton for any info or insight.
Well, I know you can do a 'software RAID', and I don't think that the MB
is that important (as long as Linux knows it). However, with IDE, you
are limited to 4 devices. And I assume that one of these will be a
CD-ROM? That leaves you with 3. Unless you want to forgo CD-ROM
support, and use this as a reliable file storage system?
Look into the A-Bit boards the later kernels support them. If memory serves you can have 4 ide plus use the raid and use an adapter if you don't have the newest types of drives. It gives a total of 12 ide then!
Good hunting, Joan
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